Product Owner
Kforce Inc

Herndon, Virginia


RESPONSIBILITIES:

Kforce has a client that is seeking a Product Owner in Herndon, VA.Responsibilities:
  • Provide vision and direction to the Agile development team and customer stakeholders throughout the project
  • Ensure that adequate prior preparation has been conducted to keep the development team supplied with sufficient tasking
  • Plan and prioritize features for the product backlog
  • Lead the development team in backlog management, sprint planning and grooming/elaboration of user stories
  • Define product vision and road-map; identify growth opportunities
  • Assess value, develop use cases, and prioritize stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on stories with maximum value and all work aligns with the product strategy
  • Work closely with Product Management to ensure the product backlog maximizes business value and ROI
  • Lead the planning of product releases and set customer expectation for delivery of new functionality
  • Take an active role in mitigating impediments to successful completion of team release/sprint Goals
  • Research and analyze the market and users to inform the roadmap for the product
  • Keep abreast with Agile/Scrum best practices and new trends


REQUIREMENTS:

  • Hold a BA in Computer Science, Engineering or similar relevant field
  • Have in-depth knowledge of Agile process and principles
  • Are experienced in backlog grooming, story point estimation and refining agile stories
  • Possess outstanding communication, presentation and leadership skills
  • Are able to work with designers to create wireframes and mockups for agile stories
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Are a creative thinker with a vision
  • Show attention to detail
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.



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